Staffers at the downtown library tell the Huffington Post that the library's role is changing, with most visitors coming to use the computers and leaving the books on the shelves. The architect behind the facility poses the big question: "What even is a library anymore?"
Luck strikes in Minnesota: lottery winners in Duluth, Grand Marais
The North Shore just so happened to be a lucky place to be this past weekend.
60-year-old woman arrested after firing shots inside Spicer home
SWAT evacuated nearby residents during the incident.
Florida Georgia Line booked to play at the Minnesota State Fair
The band is the second country music act to be booked this year.
Isolated severe weather in Minnesota on Tuesday and Wednesday
Definitely not a slam dunk either day, but the chance is there.
Driver ejected in fatal crash on Shepard Road in St. Paul
The driver of a Dodge Ram was ejected and died at the scene.
'Stranger Things' star Joe Keery spotted at Minneapolis vintage shops
The Hollywood star is in Minnesota filming a new movie.
North Dakota's only abortion clinic relocating to Minnesota
A GoFundMe set up to help the clinic make the move to Minnesota has surpassed its $500,000 goal.
Deadly vehicle fire on Interstate 94 west of Fargo
The victim's age and name have not been released.
Overturning Roe v. Wade won't do a 'damn thing' to prevent abortions, Walz says
Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday meant to protect abortion access in the state and people who come from out of state seeking one.
North Minneapolis library to become high-tech jobs center
A $1 million federal grant is helping turn the historic library into a much-needed computer access and job training facility. Groundbreaking for the jobs center is set for next year.
Best Buy, Intel plan teen hub for Minneapolis Central Library
Best Buy and Intel Computer Clubhouse Network are planning to install a Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the Hennepin County Central Library in downtown Minneapolis, one of only four sites in the country chosen for the state-of-the-art tech centers, the Star Tribune reported over the weekend.
Thief allegedly sold library books from four counties to used bookstore
Authorities are still tabulating how many books may have sold by a woman who allegedly used aliases to obtain more library cards. Officials say many of the items were medical books. The bookstore is cooperating with the investigation.
Library shooting suspect turns self in
Police say 23-year-old Timothy Harper, wanted in connection with a June shooting at the Franklin Avenue Minneapolis library, has turned himself in. A 42-year-old immigrant homeless man was brushing his teeth inside the library restroom when he was shot, and he was left paralyzed.
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